Happy and Hardy

Happy and Hardy

The 3rd Annual Healthy Kids Day features sports stations, face painting, yoga, bicycle obstacle course, health education booths, a farmers' market, ballet performances and more.

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ATTENTION NEW ARTISTS: Applications are being accepted for the inaugural Bellamy Mansion Emerging Art Show, the highlight of a five-week celebration of the visual arts from Oct. 2 to Nov. 6. Submissions should showcase the beauty of the Bellamy using its history and architecture as inspiration. Artists are encouraged to complete an application form asap with payment of $20 ($10 for students), to receive access to the Mansion to draw, paint or photograph. Deadline is Aug. 30. Download an application here.

TENNIS, EVERYONE? The Greater Wilmington Tennis Association and Play Tennis NC present Tennis: Give it a Try, four free clinics on May 3 and 10, and June 7 and 14

QUILTING FOR KIDS: The New Hanover County Arboretum presents "I Can Quilt" Workshop Series for children ages 11 to 15. Classes are scheduled for May 8, 15, and 22, and kids can learn about how quilts are used and made, then make their own quilted pillow case. The cost is $15 for all three classes. Call (910) 798-7660 for more information.

FREE SHAPE UP: Port City Jazzercise offers free classes April 21-28. No joining fee for new members who sign up by electronic fund transfer. Contact Barbara via email or at (910) 686-5591 for more information.

JUDGE AND JURY: Cameron Art Museum invites the community to participate as curators in its inaugural crowd-sourced exhibition, Wilmington Collects Art. The public can view and vote online for its top picks from artwork by 52 artists. Voting is open until April 28.

FRISBEE GOLF FUN: The Pleasure Island Disc Golf Club hosts tournaments on the second Sunday of every month. The tournament consists of two rounds of play and tee time is 9:30am. The course is located at the south end of Joe Eakes Park in Kure Beach (7th and K).

ATTENTION WEATHER ENTHUSIASTS: The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is looking for volunteers to participate for at least one year in the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow network. This was established in 2007 to obtain a better understanding of local weather and climate patterns by taking daily weather observations using a simple rain gauge. Contact David Glenn at (252) 223-5737 or by email  if you would like to participate.





Live Music: Dennis Brinson & Kyle Lindley Tuesday, April 15

Live Music: Dennis Brinson & Kyle Lindley
Singer/songwriters Dennis Brinson and Kyle Lindley perform alt country, folk and Americana -- originals and covers -- at Wild Wing Cafe in Wilmington,...

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